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Dress

Style Period

Transitional

Description

Dress is floor length, with full length sleeves. Waist is "waspie-style" with a triangle shaped insert adorned with tiny white buttons on the left side of the front. Bodice is pouched with horizontal stripes. Neckline is an open V with thick white ribbon criss-crossed across the V. Sleeves have large cuffs with matching buttons. Skirt has vertical stripes, with an overlay that spans the back skirt and curves over the front skirt 6" above the hem, leaves a 5" gap in the front skirt so the under layer shows through.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
white
silver
pinstripe
silk

Donor

Mr. & Mrs. Sykes

Accession Number

1-913-14-08228